housing labor force

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

Building Tech & Products 05.21.21

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

The capability challenge, our Dream Team posits, can only be solved through the embrace of data, technology, process and a pivot to collaboration in a dog-eat-dog culture.

TBD Partners With The Building Talent Foundation On Capability And Action

Building Tech & Products 06.11.21

TBD Partners With The Building Talent Foundation On Capability And Action

The partnership will work to create a field guide for builders, partners, community colleges, and local officials to turn the tide on building's ability to attract, retain, and grow people into tomorrow construction talent force.

Jobs And Homes: Amid Mixed Signals, Learning Beats Knowing

Capital 06.04.21

Jobs And Homes: Amid Mixed Signals, Learning Beats Knowing

How to read the May jobs report in five easy pieces.

Capital 05.11.21

Hire Calling: How Builders Can Jolt Themselves Into Preferred- Career-Of-Choice

As the BLS releases JOLTS data quantifying a growing mismatch between employers and the workforce, builders stand to gain from the economic reboot.

The Dream Team Weighs In on Capability and Culture

Building Tech & Products 04.23.21

The Dream Team Weighs In on Capability and Culture

Massive shortfalls in labor across the spectrum affect every aspect of the building business. In part 1 of our Capability and Culture special, our Dream Team tackles how we got here and what to do about it.

Policy 03.27.21

Path To Add H-2B Building Crew Visas Vanishes In Border Crisis

Hopes for progress on expanding H-2B temporary visa caps and rules all but vanished as the 2021 crisis at the southern U.S. border fuels a partisan brawl.

The Builders' Cliff: Risk, Capability, And Culture

Building Tech & Products 04.23.21

The Builders' Cliff: Risk, Capability, And Culture

We reframe real estate, construction, and distribution's labor crisis as a call to action for a community pivot to a culture of care, equity, constant improvement, and dynamism.